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2010 Dodge Charger Base 4dr Sedan RWD

2010 Dodge Charger
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Rear Wheel Drive, 4dr Sdn, Large
18 mpg city / 26 mpg hwy
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November 14, 2012, 5:09 am

Albert H
 

Question: Valve ticking

My dodgr charger 3.5 enginge had some ticking at about 75,000 miles on it and it was still under warranty. They replaced something in the valve train and it was fine. Now at 143,00 miles the tick is back. How important is it to get this fixed soon and what makes this engine do the same thing.


November 22, 2012, 11:52 am

Elizabeth K
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Sometimes a little lifter noise is normal, sometimes it's a serious problem, it depends on the specific situation. There was a known issue with the rocker arm not getting enough oil, so it is worth getting it checked out. Here's a conversation on the issue:
http://www.chargerforums.com/forums/showthread.php?t=64540


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